Analyst Ratings for NCI Building Systems Inc. (NCS)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering NCI Building Systems Inc. (NYSE:NCS) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for NCS last month.

5 analysts declared NCS a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for NCS. The highest price target was 22, which equates to a potential upside of 21.21 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 18, which equates to a potential downside of -0.83 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -19.21 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.55 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

NCS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 19.34 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. NCS has a PEG ratio of 1.09.

NCS has traded between a high of 18.60 and a low of 13.80 over the past year. Currently the stock is 31.52 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 2.42 percent. NCS has a price/earnings ratio of 21.1. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NCS value stock report compares NCS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.27 billion. NCS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.